ColorNation is a new resource for color grading that offers access to world-class artists in an entirely remote environment. As we have become accustomed to working with highly skilled artists remotely, the next evolution is to simplify access to independent color grading talents, working in different regions but available to clients globally.
Yohance Brown is based in New York with extensive experience working on commercials and premium documentaries. He has worked with advertising agencies like BBDO, Grey, Havas, McCann, R/GA, and Saatchi & Saatchi. His commercial clients include Mercedes, General Motors, Nintendo, Cheerios, Burberry, Miller, Ford Motors, T-Mobile, Macy's and Verizon. His recent documentary work includes “Britany Vs Spears” on Netflix and “Summer of Soul” which won an Academy Award in 2022.
Calvin is out of New York City working independently on commercials, music videos, short films, and documentaries. Calvin was drawn to color while studying cinematography at the Savannah College of Art and Design, where he got his bachelor's in Film and Television.
Andrew’s career began as a runner at VTR – the leading commercial post facility in London’s Soho. With a love of art dating back to his childhood in South London and his college study in fine arts, his inevitable interest in colour grading took hold. This early experience allowed him to develop strong technical and machine room skills, and this combination of talent and knowledge positioned him to work at leading creative facilities in London.
LA based Gino Amadori has more than 10+ years of experience doing commercials, documentaries and feature films for clients worldwide. Gino has color graded projects for Wunderman Thompson, McCann, Circus Grey, The Discovery Channel, Al Jazeera, and Channel 4 UK among others as well as feature films for Tondero, the biggest feature film production company in Peru. Educated in the UK, Gino rounds out the ColorNation roster being by being bilingual in English and Spanish.
Matt West is based in Richmond VA and has 15 years experience in post production. He earned a BFA in Photography and Film from Virginia Commonwealth University School and made Richmond his home. As a co-founder of Mad Box Made, Matt has extensive experience color grading with ad agencies on national spots and branded content for brands like ESPN, Google, Skims, Buffalo Wild Wings, MSNBC, The Today Show, Coursera, Walmart, and Gieco. He also relishes the opportunity to work on Music Video as well as long and short film projects. Matt is a firm believer that every project is an opportunity to push yourself creatively.
Heather Hay is a Senior Colourist with over 18 years of experience colouring film, advertising and television. Her eye for picture and colour was first cultivated when she completed a degree at the prestigious Brooks Institute of Photography. The skills learnt in photography translated into colouring film, and helped her get her foot in the door at Avenue Edit in Los Angeles. From there, her career catapulted when the company moved her to Chicago, where she worked with high profile agencies like Leo Burnett, Foote Cone and Belding, and Ogilvy (to name just a few).
Mark Todd Osborne is a Los Angeles based Premium Colorist for Features, Television Episodic, Commercials, Music Videos and Branded Content.His recent Emmy Award Winning work includes “The Act” (Hulu) & “Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street” (HBO Max). Not only known for his features “It Follows” (Radius) and “Need for Speed” (Disney/Dreamworks), he has colored large commercial campaigns for Lexus, Toyota, Kia, EA Games, Wienerschnitzel, LG, Coca-Cola, Audi, BMW, Target, & XBOX.
Ben has graded for brands such as Nike, HSN, Telfar, Theory, Dick’s Sporting Goods, and Cartier. As a teenager, he discovered an affinity for learning post-production software and his quest to answer the question “Why doesn’t footage from my mini DV camera look like a Hollywood movie?”
Vincent Taylor is a Colorist based in Los Angeles, California. An award-winning cinematographer, Vincent sparked his love of film at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia, and pursued his passion for shooting in partnership with directors & film crews in the Australasia region. Vincent was recognized for his craft as a top Director of Photography with twelve awards from the Australian Cinematographer’s Society.
Lea is based in South-East Asia and around South America with over 10 years of experience in post-production. She found her way to color eventually with roots of being a traditional painter and Illustrator in her youth; her technical command of color is not just limited to the conventional and she is always ready to come up with experimental ways to tell a story.
New York based Matthew Rosenblum is a Colorist with over 23 years in the business. Over the years he has worked with McCann Erickson,Ogilvy, BBDO, FCB, VMLY&R as well as Paramount, Comedy Central and MTV/VH1.
Cory grew up in Austin, Texas and then moved to Los Angeles in 2001 to begin his journey into entertainment. After discovering that production wasn’t what he thought it was he landed in post-production and never turned back. From film reels to hard drives, he has been part of the transition as technology expanded it capabilities.
Mary Perrino is a Color Finishing Artist in New York City, with a decade of experience. Her goal on every piece is to provide creative look design that elevates, but doesn’t overpower. Like Leonardo da Vinci's quote, ‘simplicity is the ultimate form of sophistication’, Mary believes great color grading requires immense creativity, but also a sense of reservation. Her work is thoughtful and evocative, delicate and precise.
Meet Ana Rita, a color enthusiast with 9 years of experience in the world of post-production. The adventure kicked off in 2014 in New York, where she worked as a junior compositor on the intriguing film '7 Splinters in Time' and as a rotoscoping artist on 'To Keep the Light.’ Back in her homeland, Portugal, Rita transitioned into the realms of video editing and 2D animation, leaving her mark on countless commercials and bringing brands to life with captivating animations. Yet, it was the world of color that truly captured her heart.